Cupola Now January 30, 2014

  MDCHS logo > MBC to Develop Nursing Program
Thanks to a sponsorship from Augusta Health, MBC is set to begin development of a bachelor of science in nursing degree completion program that will help registered nurses at Augusta Health and throughout the region to meet increasingly rigorous educational requirements.


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International student tours

Take a Tour
In a new series of videos, prospective international students can take a campus tour with current students. The videos are both in English and the tour guides' native languages.

  Firestone artists > Firestone Lecture Set
Acclaimed artists Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley will present this year’s Firestone Lecture in Contemporary Art at 7:30 p.m. on March 24 in James D. Francis Auditorium.

  Hunt in the snow > Campus Blanketed in Snow, Frigid Temps
Physical Plant crews have worked tirelessly for the past week, clearing paths and salting sidewalks to keep students, faculty, and staff moving safely through a cold snap that brought single-digit temperatures, below-zero wind chills, and several inches of snow to campus.

  USA South > Four Alums Named to Conference 50th Anniversary Team
All-time leading scorer Jessica Carter, all-time leading rebounder Kara Hawkins, Sabrina Desper, and Denise Johnson received the basketball honor.

  Faculty Achievements > Faculty Accomplishments
The latest achievements from the School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies.

MBC in the News
  News Leader
> Mary Baldwin College to launch bachelor's degree in nursing
Mary Baldwin College said Wednesday it will launch an online nursing bachelor’s degree program to begin in 2015, allowing RNs to finish two more years of coursework.
  NBC 29
> Mary Baldwin to Develop Nursing Program
As Mary Baldwin College prepares to open the doors to the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences in June, it is already announcing plans to expand curricular offerings.
Featured Events
  Kwanzaa > February 1
Kwanzaa Celebration
The public is invited to join the MBC community for this family-friendly event, where traditional African attire is suggested. For more information contact Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott, Sponsored by the Office of Inclusive Excellence and PERSIST. 7 p.m. Hunt West, located in Lyda B. Hunt Dining Hall. Special seating for ceremonial elders starts at 6:45 p.m.; please gather in Hunt Gallery.
> February 2
Sunday Recital Series: Lacey Johnson, piano
Featuring works of Bach, Mozart, Chopin, and Prokofiev. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. Concerts are free to MBC students, faculty, and staff. 3 p.m. Francis Auditorium in the Pearce Science Center. For more information, visit or call 540-887-7294.

Visit the college calendar for a full listing of MBC events.

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